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Jennie Wade House

548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
+1 717-334-4100
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Very cool

Loved seeing this ghostly piece of history 1st hand....kids had a great time seeing this in person... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bling A
via mobile
Interactive and Worth Going to.

The tour was informative and interesting. The tour guide we had was George who was interactive and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
traveler16758
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The Jennie Wade House is a guided tour with the guides in period clothing taking you through the home where the only civilian killed during the battle of Gettysburg was tragically lost. As the story unfolds the guides take you room to room following the path of the family on July 3rd 1863.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
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548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
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+1 717-334-4100

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved seeing this ghostly piece of history 1st hand....kids had a great time seeing this in person after seeing it on tv

1  Thank Bling A
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tour was informative and interesting. The tour guide we had was George who was interactive and completely enthralling as we moved through the rooms as he explained the events that befell Jennie Wade. This is definitely worth going to. I would call ahead to...More

1  Thank traveler16758
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were very excited to attend the Jenny Wade house tour. We are avid Ghost Hunters, and this location is infamous. However, we werent able to do the night time ghost tour, so we did the day time historical tour. George was great! He was...More

Thank Lisa_030871
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were really looking forward to the tour especially my son but we decided not to do it because of the poor service we received. First, when we came into the gift shop and the woman behind the counter yelled "CAN I HELP YOU" like...More

Thank cepjr238
GBT778, Director of Sales at Jennie Wade House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I'm sorry to hear you had such a bad experience. By no means is this the way we treat our visitors. Could you please let me know what day you inquired about a tour. I would like to get to the bottom of this and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved the Jennie Wade experience totally and the tour guides brought history into the present time.

1  Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Jennie Wade house for a bit of history, recommended by a family member. It was SO informative! Such a sad, unnecessary death of a young woman who was caught in the crossfire - literally at the wrong place, wrong time. All the...More

Thank redrobinLancaster_wi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had George as our guide and he was great. He toured us throughout the house telling us the history and the tale of Jennie. It was a great experience for $9 and the guide was energetic and engaging. The house itself is beautifully preserved...More

Thank Raynor21
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed listening to the history of the home and about Miss Jennie Wade, the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. It was interesting touring the home and learning about her ill parted fate. And I could feel the hair stand on my arms...More

Thank tlfisher04
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Jennie Wade house was an awesome little tour. George was our guide and was very animated, informative and engaging with the group. I would definitely recommend making the Jennie Wade house a stop on your visit to Gettysburg.

Thank bowlco0476
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starr, our guide, was great! Clearly she was very passionate about everything Jenny Wade and a great historian. Very enthusiastic and gave it a personal touch. A different perspective on this terrible conflict. A must see!

Thank Susan L
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Amy Ryann R
15 May 2017|
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
The Jennie Wade House History Tour can be purchased in the Gift Shop next door to the Jennie Wade House. The Tour is done by someone in period attire and with the house being so small the tour groups are limited in size... More
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TheChiefess
21 March 2016|
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Response from Tajm10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. The lot is free as of Sept 2015. There is also a couple of spots at the Jenny Wade House itself.
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Linda G
4 October 2015|
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
Linda, There is no fee to enter the Gettysburg National Military Park as it surrounds the town of Gettysburg. The cost for Adults is $30 per person for a 2 Hour Battlefield Bus Tour with a Licensed Battlefield Guide or $26... More
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